Pool Safety Information

D&D Technologies, makers of the MagnaLatch magnetic, self-latching gate latch and TruClose, self-closing hinges, is committed to supporting efforts to prevent drowning world-wide. The company has been awarded the “Kidsafe Product Award” for Australia from the Child Injury Prevention Foundation, for our award winning pool safety products and drowning prevention efforts.

D&D Technologies is closely associated with Laurie Lawrence, former Australian Olympic Swim Coach and renowned child water safety advocate. Laurie has always been a strong supporter of D&D's MagnaLatch and TruClose products because he can understand the enormous contribution they have made in the battle to help save toddler's lives around swimming pools. Laurie runs a program called "Kids Alive" and you can visit his website at http//www.kidsalive.com.au

Pool safety latch and hinge Please download your pool safety checklist here.


D&D’s products can be purchased through fencing contractors, and in most popular Hardware outlets throughout Australia.


Please find useful links for more information on your local pool safety regulations:

Queensland http://www.qbcc.qld.gov.au/home-building-owners/pool-safety/registering-your-pool
NSW: http://www.swimmingpoolregister.nsw.gov.au/
Victoria: https://www.kidsafevic.com.au/water-safety/pool-fence-safety/pool-fencing-laws
WA: https://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/publications/rules-pools-and-spas
SA: https://www.sa.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/19389/Is_your_swimming_pool_kid_safe.pdf
NT: https://nt.gov.au/property/swimming-pools-and-spas
ACT: https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/3668/~/swimming-pool-and-spa-construction#!tabs-3
New Zealand: https://www.building.govt.nz/building-code-compliance/f-safety-of-users/pool-safety/guidance-for-pool-owners/safety-guidance-for-pool-owners/


Please call and ask for D&D's "Blueprint for Pool Gate Safety, call 9454 7800 or email sales@ddtech.com.au